Pairs League Round 4
Tuesday 21st June 2016
With the indifferent fishing conditions of late no one was sure what to expect other than good returns from pegs 33 to 35. In the end it was a tight finish with four teams picking up at the payout as there were ties for first and third places.
Not surprisingly the teams in first place had anglers on pegs 33 and 35, with Dave Allen winning the section from 35 with a brace of slabs and a 9lb haul. However, Shaun Stenton won the Lower Basin section with a near 8lb bag, helped by a bonus 5lb slab and with respective partners Simon Allen and Ian Croxton both finishing second, it was a tie for Me and My Boy, and the northern influenced Hey Up Lad.
In the frantic battle for league positions further down the order Pete Slade and Dick Turner found consistent form with reasonable bags of silvers, but a good result from Tony Johns backed up by a middling one from Paul Braund, saw the Tiscott Boys revival roll on, tying for third place.
With the Halwill Hustlers having a rare shocker (it could have been worse, a bonus 2lb 8oz eel saving the evening for Nathan Underwood as Ian Gray crashed out on hot peg 34) the overall outcome of the day was Me and My Boy opening a small 2.5 point league lead with the rest of the chasing pack compressing with the big five teams now within 3 points of each other. Its still all to fish for as we hit the half way stage.
lts (Lower Basin Section Angler 1)
|Team||Angler 1||Weight 1||Peg||Angler 2||Weight 2||Peg||Pts|
|=1||Hey Up Lad||S Stenton||7lb 12oz||11||I Croxton||8lb 13ozs||33||20|
|=1||Me and My Boy||S Allen||5lb 15ozs||18||D Allen||9lb 3oz||35||20|
|=3||Tiscott Boys||T Johns||4lb 15oz||12||P Braund||2lb 14oz||29||13|
|=3||New Team Faint Heart||P Slade||4lb 3ozs||14||D Turner||5lb 4ozs||32||13|
|5||Bude Bay Pirates||P Giles||3lb 10oz||20||A Hill||3lb 15ozs||30||11|
|6||Lager Louts||A Larkins||2lb 12ozs||17||K Hill||8lb 5oz||26||10|
|7||Halwill Hustlers||N Underwood||4lb 4oz||19||I Gray||9ozs||34||8|
|8||Lynstone Lads||S Whitehouse||3lb 9oz||16||S Hockaday||2lb 2ozs||31||7|
|=9||Brendon All Stars||M Sampson||3lb 6oz||15||C Abbott||1lb 5ozs||27||5|
|=9||Old Guys||D Foster||1lb 14oz||13||G Pessell||2lb 12oz||28||5|
Pairs League (No. of Matches in Brackets)
|1||Me and My Boy||(4)||33|
|=2||Hey Up Lad||(4)||30.5|
|=2||New Team Faint Heart||(4)||30.5|
|=4||New Halwill Hustlers||(4)||30|
|6||Bude Bay Pirates||(4)||22|
|8||The Brendon all Stars||(4)||18.5|
|10||Old Guys Rule||(4)||13.5|
|11||Mr & Mrs||(3)||7|